Albermarle Corp, currently the world’s largest producer of lithium and lithium derivatives, has released profit information showing an increase of almost 300% as compared to 2017. The increase has largely been driven by a surge in the price of lithium, one of the most sought after minerals...
Lithium Miner Pilbara Minerals CEO Ken Brinsden speaking at the Digger and Dealers Mining Conference in Kalgoorlie said that he would like to see Pilbara Minerals move up the value chain and get into downstream processing. The surging demand from China for Australian Battery...
Lithium Valley: Establishing the Case for Energy Metals and Battery Manufacturing in Western Australia   The full report was released in July 2018 and in case you missed it below are links to the full report and summarised document (Shorter version).   Speaking at the launch of the report Lithium Valley: Building the...
Pilbara Mineral’s Managing Director – Ken Brinsden, has told the media that they are “Sold Out” of their lithium concentrate (Spodumene), The Perth based Lithium producer and its major chinese clients (General Lithium and Jiangxi Ganfeng) have signed 100% offtake agreements for stage 1 production from the Pilgangoora mine.   Mr...
In his opening address at this morning’s Diggers & Dealers Mining Forum in Kalgoorlie, Mr Giorgetta said the skills shortage needed to be dealt with urgently to continue to supply the mining sector’s future demand for skilled workers. “This is approaching crisis level and action needs to be taken now,”...
Lithium has become a household name among investors as the commodity price has gained significant strength in the last few years. Driven by an increase in energy storage requirements that are fueled by the electric vehicle and consumer electronics market, many investors are flocking to the mineral in hopes...
ASX listed Lithium miner Kidman Resources and joint venture partner SQM (Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile) have renamed their joint venture company WA Lithium to Covalent Lithium. According to a Company spokesperson, the move was largely symbolic to represent a strong bond between joint venture partners Australia and...
Perth  based AVZ Minerals (ASX:AVZ) has released drilling results confirming their 60% owned Congo based Manono deposit as the world’s largest lithium deposit and the second highest grade globally. The discovery positions AVZ Minerals as a world leader in the global lithium market. The total measured ,indicated and inferred resources...
Perth based explorer Lepidico (ASX:LPD) has acquired access to a belt of lepidolite pegmatites through an option agreement with Venus Metals Corporation Limited (ASX:VMC). Under the option agreement, Venus receives $50 000 cash and 3,619, 254 Lepidico fully paid ordinary shares in return for a year long option to...
We were invited to attend a Rexnord presentation about IIoT V-Class Smart Gear Drive. It was an informative session and we are excited to see this product in operation. How IIoT Smart Gear Drive Works   Asset Management & Utilization Reduced downtime and expedited recovery Inventory optimization Available on-demand information to streamline product...